forums
new posts
donate
UER Store
events
location db
db map
search
members
faq
terms of service
privacy policy
register
login




View with Side Frame!
Location DB > United States > Iowa > Lake City > Die-A-REA
 Name
Die-A-REA
 Viewing Options
Log in to activate viewing options
 Database Info
created by Radio2600 on 2/2/2018 3:45 AM
last modified by Radio2600 on 10/19/2018 1:59 AM
 Viewability
Publically Viewable Publically Viewable
This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
Former Rural Electric Administration power plant.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address
1753 310th Street
Lake City, Iowa
United States
Owner: Michelle Blair
  • See a map of this location
  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  •  Interesting Features
    -Overhead Crane
    -Depression Era construction
    -Old vehicles inside
     Security Measures
  • welded doors
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1948
    Closed: 2004
     Required Equipment
  • long pants / sleeves
  • Tick repellant
  •  Recommended Equipment

     History
    This power plant was built in 1948 as part of the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 which was enacted on May 20, 1936, provided federal loans for the installation of electrical distribution systems to serve isolated rural areas of the United States.

    Following the modernization of the power grid, these smaller stations became obsolete and many only served as substations. This station served as a substation until 2003 when a modern substation was built next-door by the REA's local successor company: Alliant Energy.

    The building was sold to a local resident who used the building for storage, but allowed it to fall into severe disrepair.
     Media Coverage

     Future Plans
    It will likely sit like this for many years to come.
     Stories


    Add your own story
     Photo Galleries
    Click to view gallery
    Drive By
    Fri, Feb 2nd, 2018
    posted by Radio2600
    2 pictures
    Click to view gallery
    It's GONE!
    Fri, Oct 19th, 2018
    posted by Radio2600
    1 pictures


    Add your own photos

    Mark all galleries as Seen
     Web Links
    Calhoun County Property Record
    http://calhoun.iow...arcel.php?gid=3750
     Contribute

    Edit this Location
     Moderator Rating
    The moderator rating is a neutral rating of the content quality, photography, and coolness of this location.

    This location has not yet been rated by a moderator.
     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 10/19/2018 2:14 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Oct 19 18 at 2:14, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Oct 19 18 at 2:03, Radio2600 updated gallery It's GONE!
  • on Oct 19 18 at 2:03, Radio2600 updated gallery picture It's GONE!
  • on Oct 19 18 at 2:01, Radio2600 added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Oct 19 18 at 2:00, Radio2600 updated gallery It's GONE!
  • on Oct 19 18 at 2:00, Radio2600 created a new gallery
  • on Oct 19 18 at 1:59, Radio2600 changed the following: Status
  • on Feb 4 18 at 1:05, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Feb 4 18 at 1:05, Emperor Wang changed the following: History
  • on Feb 2 18 at 4:40, Radio2600 made this location available
  •  Forum Threads about this Location
    New Thread
     Who's been looking?
    Click here to see who'se been looking.
     Report Problems
    Is this location inappropriate / broken / missing key info?
  • If it's something you can fix, please scroll up and click the EDIT button.
  • If this location was only posted a few days ago, give the creator time to work on it.
  • Please try sending a message directly to the creator of the location. You'll find that info at the top of this page.
  • Otherwise, ONLY if you've already tried to contact the original creator,: Click here to notify an administrator.



  • All content and images copyright 2002-2021 UER.CA and respective creators. Graphical Design by Crossfire.
    To contact webmaster, or click to email with problems or other questions about this site: UER CONTACT
    View Terms of Service | View Privacy Policy | Server colocation provided by Beanfield
    This page was generated for you in 62 milliseconds. Since June 23, 2002, a total of 635542140 pages have been generated.